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The Soothe Bell (Japanese: やすらぎのすず Peace Bell) is a type of held item introduced in Generation III. It amplifies increases to the holder's friendship.
In the core series games
When held by a Pokémon, increases to that Pokémon's friendship are increased by 50%.
The Soothe Bell increases only the original friendship boost, not bonuses from the Luxury Ball and met location.
Generation IV onward
The Soothe Bell increases the friendship boost after applying bonuses from the Luxury Ball and met location.
|A held item that calms spirits and fosters friendship.
|An item to be held by a Pokémon. A bell with a comforting chime that makes the holder calm and friendly.
|A hold item that calms spirits and fosters friendship.
|An item to be held by a Pokémon. It is a bell with a comforting chime that calms the holder and makes it friendly.
|An item to be held by a Pokémon. The comforting chime of this bell calms the holder, making it friendly.
In the spin-off games
Soothe Bell in Pokémon: Magikarp Jump
Pokémon: Magikarp Jump
In Pokémon: Magikarp Jump, Soothe Bell is a Friendship Item that can be purchased for 500. It summons Eevee as a helper Pokémon.
In the anime
Soothe Bells in the anime
A Soothe Bell first appeared in Showdown At Linoone as one of the items Tokin had picked up.
A pair of Soothe Bells appeared in Tag! We're It...! as the prize promised for the winners of the Hearthome City Tag Battle Competition, one for each member of the winning pair of Trainers. In Smells Like Team Spirit!, the competition ended in Ash and Paul's victory, earning each of them one of the Soothe Bells. However, Paul did not want his, so he gave it to Ash instead. Ash's Soothe Bells briefly reappeared at the start of In The Shadow of Zekrom!, where they were seen on Ash's desk, along with various other gifts and prizes he had received during his journey in the Sinnoh region.
Virgil used a Soothe Bell in Lost at the League! to calm down a Garbodor and a group of Trubbish.
In the manga
In Suffering Psyduck, one of Mr. Backlot's Maids gave Platinum a Soothe Bell as thanks for visiting his mansion.
In the TCG
A Soothe Bell appears in the artwork of Pikachu (BW-P Promo 120).
In other languages